Principal Software Engineer

Ref No. 23617
Posted 12 May 2022


Salary: £80,000 - £100,000

Employment: Permanent

Job description

This is a leadership role, and you will be working with other Engineering Managers and Principal Engineers to support, empower and drive the teams to deliver on their mission. 

You will work collaboratively with other team members to set the vision for the delivery teams and make that vision into clear deliverables. Alongside that, you will be responsible for helping the team meet the high standards, security, accessibility, and architecture of the software.

The ideal candidate will have experience in an agile product development environment whilst being transparent and understanding collaboration's value. You should have the willingness to learn and teach others and have experience working with and designing large systems. 

What you get in return

  • Up to 100k salary (DOE)
  • 28 Days Holiday + Bank holidays
  • Interest-free season train ticket
  • Life Assurance x4 annual salary
  • Private medical insurance (Vitality)
  • Health Insurance (Income protection)



  • Front End – React.js, Typescript
  • Back end – Java Kotlin, Spring Boot
  • Cloud – AWS
  • CI/CD – Jenkins, Travis CI, CircleCI
  • API Design, using both REST and GraphQL
  • Observability tools – Sentry, Airbrake, NewRelic


Other Experience:

  • Implement and design software solutions
  • Worked as part of a wider technology leadership team
  • Worked with modern design patterns to build cloud solutions
  • Contributed toward Tech Strategies
  • Interviewing and hiring
  • Line management or mentoring

If this sounds like your next challenge “Apply now” for immediate consideration

Your consultant

Joshua Merry

Recruitment Consultant

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